September 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Moving Wall’ arrives Thursday

Representatives of local veterans’ service organizations have joined forces with the Potter County Commissioners to bring The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to Coudersport. More...

Viewpoints

Elk country ‘perfect place to visit’

(Tyler Frantz is a member of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association. He was recently presented the Schuylkill Conservation District Media Conservation Award.)   More...

Correspondence

Constitution Week   Dear editor:  Few people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to our American way of life.  More...

The Old Timer

There is an old country song advising mothers, “Don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys. More...

Community Life

Local artisan forges bond with history

Students at Danville Primary School have a special learning exhibit that helps them to appreciate the importance of the rail industry in Pennsylvania’s early development. It’s the work of Potter County blacksmith Doug Firestone.  More...

Moscato-Brown Library lists donors

Directors of the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library expressed appreciations to donors during the second quarter of 2018:  More...

New date: basket making class

Cathy Snyder will return to the Potter County Artisan Center to present another “cracker” basket-making class from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, Sept. 22.  Cost is $24. To register or learn more, call 274-8165.   More...

Agency loses big $ in lawsuit

Mid-Cameron Authority faces another $400K penalty

Customers of Mid-Cameron Authority (MCA) could ultimately be on the hook for close to $600,000 depending on the outcome of a civil case that is still working its way through the court system. More...

‘Hate has no home here’

Another round of national publicity focused on a high-profile white supremacist family in Ulysses has sparked a reaction designed to send a much different message to the public. More...

‘Rural broadband’ coming to Potter County

Another government subsidy fell into place last week, allowing Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) to make a final commitment to build a high-speed internet network that brings broadband service to its entire membership base across seven coun More...

News

VFW golf tournament slated Tuesday

Emporium VFW Post 6221 of Emporium will hold its annual golf tournament for four-member teams on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Golfers must be a member of the VFW, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion or a social club member. More...

Photo

CNN reporter Sara Sidner is flanked by Joe Leschner and his wife Sash, who were interviewed about their experiences in taking a stand against the white supremacist family that has garnered wide publicity. More...

Teaming up for comprehensive plans

Potter, Cameron and McKean counties are joining forces to develop a joint “comprehensive plan,” the document that guides decision-making on topics as varied as land use planning, highway/bridge projects, economic development, protection o More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There are scores of reasons why the whitetailed deer is our state animal. It is far and away the most popular game animal for the hunting fraternity. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

September: the month of changes

September’s arrival was welcomed by one and all after another series of 90-degree-plus days in the final week of August. We still have our fair share of heat in September, but nights are cool and crisp. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

An elk by any other name

Each time a Pennsylvania Elk Expo comes and goes, my mind veers toward the magical world of anthropomorphism. Webster’s defines it as “the attribution of human characteristics to non-humans, such as deities, animals, and machines.” More...